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Obama condemns Delhi serial blasts

September 15, 2008 23:22 IST

Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama [Images] has condemned the Delhi [Images] serial blasts, terming them 'cowardly acts of mass murder'. Five serial blasts in crowded market areas in Delhi on September 13 had claimed 21 lives and injured many more.

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"I deplore and condemn the vicious attacks perpetrated in New Delhi this weekend, which left 21 innocent people dead and nearly 100 wounded.  These cowardly acts of mass murder are a stark reminder that India continues to suffer from the scourge of terrorism on a scale few other nations can imagine.  I urge all countries to cooperate with Indian authorities in tracking down the perpetrators of this outrage.  My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families," Obama said in a statement.

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